Israel Adesanya will look to return to the UFC win column later tonight (Sat., June 12, 2021) at UFC 263 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona, when he defends his undisputed middleweight title against budding rival Marvin Vettori.
Before “Last Stylebender” and “Italian Dream” collide in their main event rematch atop the UFC 263 PPV card there will be a collection of promising matchups that will unfold in violent fashion. From a co-main event clash between UFC flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno to a five-round fight pitting welterweight contender Leon Edwards against a returning Nate Diaz, UFC 263 will deliver the action from start to finish.
We will compile the best of the best below — with all video footage courtesy of UFC and ESPN — and will continue to share the action as it rolls in. Enjoy!
Carlos Felipe def. Jake Collier via Split Decision
Fares Ziam def. Luigi Vendramini via Majority Decision
Steven Peterson def. Chase Hooper via Unanimous Decision
Terrance McKinney def. Matt Frevola via first-round knockout (punches)
Pannie Kianzad def. Alexis Davis via Unanimous Decision
Movsar Evloev def. Hakeem Dawodu via Unanimous Decision
Lauren Murphy def. Joanne Calderwood via Split Decision
Eryk Anders def. Darren Stewart via Unanimous Decision
Brad Riddell def. Drew Dover via Unanimous Decision
Paul Craig def. Jamahal Hill via technical submission (armbar)
Belal Muhammad def. Demian Maia via Unanimous Decision
Leon Edwards def. Nate Diaz via Unanimous Decision
Brandon Moreno def. Deiveson Figueiredo via third-round submission (rear-naked choke)
Israel Adesanya def. Marvin Vettori via Unanimous Decision
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 263 fight card right HERE, starting with the early ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN/ESPN+ at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+ PPV.